NEWS: 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics - Photographer Accreditation Approved - Blog 1

February 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Hello sports fans,

Great News received today! My photographer accreditation application has been approved by the British Olympic Association as one of only 30 U.K. accreditated press photographers attending the 2018 IOC Winter Olympic Games to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea between the 8th February to 25th February 2018. Many thanks for all the hard work of my colleagues at Action Plus Sports Images.

This blog will be the first of a series over the coming year highlighting my preparations before the Games, my attendance at the Games and my review after the Games.

The IOC PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games slogan is 'Passion Connected'. Passion - The Olympic spirit and the warm hearts of the Korean people; Connected - New beginning of PyeongChang and harmony with the world.

This will be the 23rd Winter Olympic Games and will potentially attract 2,800 athletes from 71 Countries that will compete in 15 sporting disciplines for 102 gold medals across 12 venues. The sporting disciplines are categorised as:

  • 7 snow sports competing for 61 Gold's
  • 5 ice sports competing for 32 Gold's
  • 3 sliding sports competing for 9 Gold's

The sport disciplines will be held at the following venues:

PyeongChang

  • Alpensia Cross Country Centre
    • Cross Country, Nordic Combined
  • Alpensia Biathlon Centre
    • Biathlon
  • Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre
    • Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined
  • Alpensia Sliding Centre
    • Luge, Bobsleigh, Skeleton
  • Bokwang Snow Park
    • Snowboard, Freestyle Skiing
  • Yongpyong Alpine Centre
    • Alpine Slalom, Alpine Giant Slalom

Gangneung

  • Gangneung Curling Centre
    • Curling
  • Gangneung Hockey Centre
    • Ice Hockey 1
  • Gangneung Ice Arena
    • ​​​​​​​Figure Skating, Short Track Speed Skating
  • Gangneung Oval
    • ​​​​​​​Speed Skating
  • Kwandong Hockey Centre
    • ​​​​​​​Ice Hockey 2

Jeongseon

  • Jeongseon Alpine Centre
    • ​​​​​​​Alpine Downhill, Alpine Super G, Alpine Combined

The event will provide some great action shots and these will be uploaded to the Action Plus Sports Images each day of the Games, so please take a look at them. More information about the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games can be found on their website.

Regards

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